April 24, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
living /ˈlɪvɪŋ/ noun
living
/ˈlɪvɪŋ/
noun

plural livings

The man makes a living repairing computers.
The man makes a living repairing computers.
Learner's definition of LIVING

1 [count] : a way of earning money : the money that someone needs to pay for housing, food, etc. — usually singular

  • His investments provide him with a good living. [=provide him with enough money to live well]

  • What do you do for a living? [=what is your job?]

  • He struggled to scratch/eke out a living as a farmer.

  • He earned a/his living as a cook. = He made a living by working as a cook.

2 [noncount] : a way of living

  • the challenges of city living

  • outdoor living

  • healthy living

  • It's summertime, and the living is easy.

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